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Dealing with social media in the workplace

The recent case of Smith –v- Trafford Housing Trust has highlighted the difficulties employers face with social media and its relationship in the workplace. Here we summarise some practical tips employers are recommended to follow when considering how to address … Continue reading

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Smith v Trafford Housing Trust

The recent case of Smith and Trafford Housing Trust has highlighted some of the dangers employers now face when dealing with conduct issues that arise out of the use of social media. Background Mr Smith was a Housing Manager at … Continue reading

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Teacher disciplined over “inappropriate” Facebook use

Another Facebook employment issue has hit the headlines in relation to a teacher who has been disciplined for posting “inappropriate and improper” comments on her profile page. Elizabeth Scarlett, a Welsh primary school teacher, faced disciplinary action by the General … Continue reading

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